The Office of Administrative Hearings shall, by June 30, 1982, adopt regulations governing the hearings, which shall include all of the following:

(a) Deadlines for filing petitions, commencing hearings and rendering decisions.

(b) Notice to affected parties.

(c) The manner for maintaining appropriate provision for electronic recording and transcription, if necessary.

(d) Hearings shall be conducted at the offices of the Office of Administrative Hearings in Sacramento or Los Angeles. However, hearings in Los Angeles shall be available only to local contracting agencies with the State Department of Education whose annual contracts total less than two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000).

(e) Any other issues deemed appropriate by the Office of Administrative Hearings.

(Added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 1061, Sec. 1.)